I will admit, I was so excited this past Friday to be able to cover the Amsterdam up at Amsterdam high school.  They delivered in every fashion as the marching band was what I highlighted on WNYT NewsChannel 13.  The passion for local high school football in the Capital Region is certainly undeniable and Amsterdam is arguably the best representation of that.  I can't wait for more visits there as they got a huge win too on Friday.  Here is my quick take on this from The Times Union:

There is no better setting for a Friday High School Football game than Amsterdam, and the marching band makes all the difference. The award winning marching band is the centerpiece and the reason Amsterdam is a notch above the rest. The Amsterdam half time show is unrivaled in the Capital Region and the community comes out to watch the band and watch the game.  The Amsterdam football team got a big win over La Salle on Friday as the stands were filled with fans in a nice setting, and a marching band that brings it all together.

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MJ and I had the Amsterdam head coach John Homich on with us last Friday as were live from The Bunker in North Greenbush.  Below is our full interview with Coach Homich.

We also discussed the game and recapped the entire fun Friday in Amsterdam earlier this morning right here on Big Board Sports.  Below is our full conversation on this.

It is one of the best times of the year as playoff high school football is upon so let's roll.

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